Howard Springs, Northern Territory
Darwin, Northern Territory
|Population||5,132 (2016 census)|
|• Density||65.309/km2 (169.150/sq mi)|
|Area||78.58 km2 (30.3 sq mi)|
Howard Springs is a locality in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is 29 km SE of the Darwin CBD. Its Local Government Area is the Litchfield Municipality. The suburb is mostly a rural area, but has been experiencing strong growth in population and development. Settlement of the suburb began in 1864. In 1939, Howard Springs was the first major water supply area to service Darwin. Later Manton Dam supplied water to Darwin, but now most of Darwin's water supply comes from Darwin River Dam.
- "Place Names Register Extract for Howard Springs (locality)". NT Place Names Register. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Howard Springs (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
- "Howard Springs". NT Atlas and Spatial Data Directory. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
- "Litchfield Municipality Localities" (PDF). Place Names Committee. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 8 May 2019.